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Tourist Visa, Permits, Entry Fees

Tourist Visa, Permits and Entry Fees

TOURIST VISA

Foreigner who intends to visit Nepal must hold valid passport or any travel document equivalent to passport issued by the government. For visiting a foreign country one should apply for visa prior to visiting time.

a) Entry: No foreigner is entitled to enter into and stay in Nepal without valid visa. Tourist entry visa can be obtained for the following duration from Nepalese Embassy or Consulate or other mission offices or immigration offices located on entry points in Nepal.

b) Chinese citizen are requested to apply in Nepalese Embassy or other Nepalese diplomatic missions as there is no provision of on arrival visa for them.

c) Visa Fee:

Fee required for obtaining Tourist Visa from Nepalese diplomatic agencies and entry points:

US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 15 days.

US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days.

US $ 100 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 100 days.

Regardless of the provision stated in 1(a) and 1(b), tourists with passport from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations aren’t required to pay visa fee for 30 days.

Fee to be levied for renewal or regularization of tourist visa

Nepalese currency equivalent to US $ 2 per day to renew the validity of tourist visa.

If multiple entry facility is required to be valid for the renewed period, additional US $ 20 along with fees prescribed in 2 (a) has to be paid.

Foreigner who have stayed here without renewing visa, need to pay Nepalese currency equivalent to US $ 3 per day along with the required extension fee.

Foreigners, who have already overstayed for more than 150 days without renewing their tourist visa, shall be levied the fees referred in clause 2(c) and a penalty of Rs 50,000 as per the Immigration Act.

Regardless of provision stated in 2(a), 15 days is counted as minimum extension period and visa fee is charged accordingly. For extension period more than 15 days, visa fee is charged as per the provision of 2(a).

Note:

– The tourist visa shall be granted for a period in maximum of 150 days in a visa year (Visa years means January to December).

– A tourist who has departed before the expiry of the period specified in the visa issued in a visa year shall not be allowed to use the visa by adding the remaining period to another visa year.

– However, foreigner visitors, who have entered the country towards the end of a visa year, can use the remainder of his visa period in another visa year.

PERMITS

SN Trekking Area Permit Fee
1 Dolpa District
a. Lower Dolpo Per week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
b. Upper Dolpo For the first 10 days per person US $500 and After 10 days per day per person Us$50
2 Taplejung District Per week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
3 Kanchanjunga Region (Areas of Olangchunggola,
Lelep, Papung and Yamphudin Village
Development Committee)
Per week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
4 Upper Mustang For the first 10 days per person US $500 and After 10 days per day per person Us$50.
5 Gorkha District
a. Manasulu From September to November per week per person US$ 70 and After 7 days per day per person US$ 10.and From December to August per week per person US$ 50 and After 7 days per day per person US$ 7 /Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
b. Chhekampar & Chumchet VDC (Sirdibas-Lokpa-Cumling-Chhekampar-Nile-Chhule Area) From September to November per person US$35 for first 8 days and from December to August per person US$25 for first 8 days or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
6 Gauri Shankar and Lamabagar in Dolakha district Per week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
7 Simikot and Yari in Humla district

Areas of Limi and Muchu village Development Committee, and area way to Tibet via Tangekhola of Darma Village Development committee.

For the first 7 days per person US$ 50 and After 7 days per day per person US$ 7 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
8 Thuman and Timure in Rasuwa district Per week per person US$ 10, Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
9 Makalu Region in Sankhuwasabha district

Areas of Kimathanka, Chepuwa,Hatiya and
Pawakhola Village Development Committee.

For the first 4 weeks per week per person US$ 10 and After 4 weeks per week per person US$ 20, Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
10 Everest Region in Solukhumbu district

All north-west area way from Thame to Nangpala of Namche Village Development Committee

For the first 4 weeks per week per person US$ 10 and After 4 weeks per week per person US$ 20, Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
11 Manang District

Areas of Nar and Phu and northern parts of Tilicho VDC

From September to November per week per person US$ 90 and December to August per week per person US$ 75 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
12 Mugu District

Areas of Mugu, Dolpu, Pulu and Bhangri

For the first 7 days per person US $90 and After 7 days per day per person Us$15 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency
13 Bajhang District

Areas of Kanda, Saipal and Dhuli

For the first 7 days per person US $90 and After 7 days per day per person Us$15 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
14 Darchula District

Areas in Byas VDC

For the first 7 days per person US $90 and After 7 days per day per person Us$15 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

 

ENTRY FEES

Entrance Fees in Kathmandu:

 

Entrance Fees in Pokhara:

 

Kathmandu Durbar Square: Rs. 1000

 

Davis Fall: Rs. 25

 

Swoyambhunath: Rs. 200

 

Bindabasini Temple: Free

 

Boudhanath: Rs. 250

 

Sarangkot: Rs. 30

 

Pashupatinath: Rs. 1000

 

Intl. Mountain Museum: Rs. 350

 

Patan Durbar Square: Rs. 1050

 

Bat Cave: Rs. 50

 

Bhaktapur Durbar Square: Rs. 1500

 

Gupteswor Cave: Rs. 100

 

Changunarayan: Rs. 300

 

Transit Visa
Transit visa for one day can be obtained from Nepal’s immigration offices at the entry points upon the production of departure flight ticket via Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal, by paying US $ 5 or equivalent convertible currency.

For further information, please, contact

Department of Immigration
Maitighar, Impact Building, Kathmandu,
Tel:00977-1-4221996 / 4223590 / 4222453
Web site: www.immi.gov.np